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A Whiff of Death

by Asimov, Isaac

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New York, NY, U.S.A.: Ballantine Books, 1987. Mass Market Paperback. Near Fine. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. "A dazzling case of suspense and mind-boggling murder." Everyone knew that Ralph Neufeld was a careful young chemist, especially his professor, Lou Brade. That's why Ralph's accidental demise due to a confusion of chemicals struck Brade as highly unlikely. The police agreed. Someone on campus had switched bottles on poor Ralph and the result was as deadly as had been planned. The trouble was all the right suspects were in the wrong places when it happened.all the wrong suspects had the right motives.and the one person most qualified to solve the crime was already being called the killer! 222 pages. Some light rubbing on top & bottom & edges of spine and some places on outside edges. Spine has 1 crease down it. 1" crease on rear cover. Inside of front and rear cover browning from age. Book is tight..

The Death Dealers is a mystery novel by Isaac Asimov published in 1958 (later republished as A Whiff of Death). It is about a university professor whose research student dies while conducting an experiment. The professor attempts to determine if the death was accidental or planned.


  • Bookseller: Get Your Books Here US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 3298
  • Title: A Whiff of Death
  • Author: Asimov, Isaac
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A.: Ballantine Books, 1987
  • Keywords: FICTION GENERAL MYSTERY MYSTERIES SCIENCE ISAAC ASIMOV PAUL FRENCH LUCKY STARR 0449214613 NOVELS:
  • Bookseller catalogs: Mystery;


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